Counting on Snow is a captivating counting book that features the animals and birds of the Arctic. Counting down from 10 caribou crunching the artist and author brings a twist to this northern environment. The weather is clear when the reader meets the caribou. The next page shows the caribou again only in a changed configuration and then introduces the number 9 against an overcast sky. As the animals and birds are introduced the snowfall becomes more pronounced and finally one silent moose is mostly obscured by the heavy snowfall.